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Chris Pronger
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: October 10, 1974  (AGE 40)
HEIGHT: 6' 6" BIRTHPLACE: Dryden, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: HFD / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
AwardsSeasons
Hart Memorial Trophy 1999-2000
James Norris Memorial Trophy 1999-2000
Has missed the last two seasons due to post-concussion syndrome. 2011-12: On Dec. 15, was ruled out for the remainder of the 2011-12 regular season and playoffs after being diagnosed with severe post-concussion syndrome underwent surgery on Nov. 28 to remove loose bodies from his left knee posted a pair of assists on Nov. 19 at WPG recoreded three assists on Nov. 14 at CAR missed six games after receiving a high stick to the eye on Oct. 24 vs. TOR started the season with a five-game scoring streak (1-5-6).
Brother of Sean OHL All-Rookie Team (1992) OHL First All-Star Team (1993) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1993) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (1993) NHL All-Rookie Team (1994) NHL Second All-Star Team (1998, 2004, 2007) Bud Ice Plus/Minus Award (1998) NHL First All-Star Team (2000) Bud Light Plus/Minus Award (2000) James Norris Memorial Trophy (2000) Hart Memorial Trophy (2000) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008) Traded to St. Louis by Hartford for Brendan Shanahan, July 27, 1995. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to wrist and knee surgeries, September 10, 2002. Traded to Edmonton by St. Louis for Eric Brewer, Doug Lynch and Jeff Woywitka, August 2, 2005. Traded to Anaheim by Edmonton for Joffrey Lupul, Ladislav Smid, Anaheim's 1st round choice (later traded to Phoenix - Phoenix selected Nick Ross) in 2007 Entry Draft and Anaheim's 1st (Jordan Eberle) and 2nd (later traded to NY Islanders - NY Islanders selected Travis Hamonic) round choices in 2008 Entry Draft, July 3, 2006. Traded to Philadelphia by Anaheim with Ryan Dingle for Joffrey Lupul, Luca Sbisa, Philadelphia's 1st round choices in 2009 (later traded to Columbus - Columbus selected John Moore) and 2010 (Emerson Etem) Entry Drafts and future considerations, June 26, 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to post-concussion syndrome.
Quote of the Day

The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.

— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series